Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule is used after organ transplantation to prevent your body from rejecting the transplanted organ. It is also used to treat conditions like rheumatoid arthritis (pain and swelling in the joints) and psoriasis (skin disorder with red, scaly, and inflamed skin). This medicine works by suppressing the activity of your immune system.
Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule may have side effects like nausea, vomiting, tremor, stomach upset, and headache. This medicine lowers your body’s capacity to fight infections. Report any signs of infections like fever, rash, sore throat etc. to your doctor immediately.
Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule can be taken with or without food. Take this medicine at the same time every day for maintaining a constant level of this medicine in your blood. Avoid the discontinuation of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule is not recommended if you are allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney problems. may increase your blood pressure and potassium levels in your blood. Hence, periodic monitoring of your health condition by your doctor may be necessary.
It should be used with caution in elderly people (above the age of 65 years) due to the risk of developing side effects. If you are pregnant or are breastfeeding consult your doctor.
Uses of Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule
What is it prescribed for?
- Organ Transplant – Rejection Prophylaxis
Organ rejection after transplantation occurs when your immune system treats the new organ as an invader and attacks it. is used to reduce the immune response of your body so that it does not attack the transplanted organ.
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition in which your own immune system attacks the joints in your body causing pain and swelling. used in combination with other medications for suppressing your immune system thus reduces pain and swelling.
Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes red, itchy scaly patches, most commonly on the knees, elbows, trunk and scalp. It is an autoimmune disease i.e. your immune system targets your own skin and affects it. Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule is used for the treatment of severe psoriasis by lowering the activity of your immune system.
How (Cyclosporine) Works
It is an immunosuppressant drug-containing Cyclosporine that works by decreasing the activity of the body’s immune system.
Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule is an immunosuppressive agent. It works by blocking the release of certain chemicals in the body (such as T-cells, interleukins and cytokines) that triggers the immune response. This action suppresses your body’s immune functions and enables your body to accept the newly transplanted organ. It also stops the abnormal immune response in the body and prevents your body from attacking its own cells.
How to take Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule?
Take it as directed by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.
Take the missed dose of Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Never take more than the prescribed dose. Seek immediate medical attention or contact your doctor if you have accidentally or intentionally consumed more than the prescribed dose of it.
- Increased hair growth
- Increased blood pressure (Hypertension)
- Renal Dysfunction/Kidney Damage
- Loss of appetite
- Gum Hyperplasia
Warning And Precaution:
Cyclophil Me 100 mg is contraindicated in conditions like:
Pregnant and Breastfeeding women
Severe Kidney and Liver Disease
Store the Cyclophil Me 100 mg at room temperature in dark and dry place. Make sure the strip of the capsules should be intact and capsules are not damaged.
Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food as prescribed by your doctor. Do not break or crush the capsule while taking it. It is usually given for a long term so avoid the discontinuation if this medicine even if you feel better after few doses. Avoid consuming grapefruit juice while taking it.
Grapefruit juice can reduce the effectiveness of this medicine. Keep a regular appointment with your doctor to check your progress. Your doctor may advise regular blood tests to keep a check on your blood cells levels, blood pressure, and liver/kidney functions.
1.Is Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule an antibiotic?
It is an immunosuppressive agent. It suppresses your body’s immune functions and enables your body to accept the transplanted organ. It also stops the abnormal immune response in the body and prevents your body from attacking its own cells.
2.How long should I take Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule?
You need to take Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule for the stipulated duration prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
3.What to do if I forgot to take a dose of Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule?
If you forgot to take a dose of Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule , take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule , skip the missed dose and take the next one regularly. Do not take a double dose of Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule CAPSULE to compensate the missed ones.
4.Is Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule safe?
The most common side effects of taking Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule are increase in blood sugar levels, increase in blood cholesterol levels, increased blood potassium levels, high blood pressure, headache, loss of appetite, acne, hot flushes, tiredness, excessive facial hair and low blood magnesium levels in blood. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects worsen.
5.Can I stop taking Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule without consulting your doctor?
No. You should not stop taking Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule without consulting your doctor because your body’s immune system may once again attempt to reject the newly transplanted organ. Therefore, take Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule for the stipulated duration recommended by your doctor to achieve maximum results.
6.What happens if I take too more of Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule?
If you or anyone else accidentally took more Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdosage might include vomiting, drowsiness, headache, fast heartbeat and kidney damage.
7.Can I use Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule if I suffer from kidney diseases?
Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule is not recommended for use in patients with other kidney problems (except for nephrotic syndrome). Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.
8.Will taking a higher dose of CCyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule be more effective?
No, taking a higher dose of Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule will not be effective rather it can lead to toxicity. Always take the dose prescribed by your doctor. If the prescribed dose is not effective for you, consult your doctor for advice. Your doctor might increase the dose or suggest an alternative therapy.
9.Can I take medication for high blood pressure along with Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule ?
It is not advisable to take medicines to control blood pressure while taking Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule without consulting your doctor as they have known interactions with Cyclophil Me 100 mg Capsule .